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  1. It is much more reliable to refer to what the designer says about his DAC. Native DSD is without conversion to PCM, definitely not what the Soekris does. AFAIK, the Holo Audio Spring DAC is able to do native DSD conversion. Matt
  2. There is no native DSD playback by the Soekris DACs. All DSD content is converted to PCM before feeding the ladder DAC: http://soekris.dk/products.html Matt
  3. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    Hi guys, it would be very helpful and much appreciated if someone can compare the Gieseler Groß DAC to one of the following DACs: Crane Song Solaris Holo Audio Spring Metrum Pavane PS Audio Directstream (not Junior) Schiit Yggdrasil Thank you very much. Kind regards Matt
  4. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    Hi Clay, Bravo for getting rid of the switches. Every switch costs a little bit of sound quality. Matt
  5. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    Hi Clay, AFAIK the AK4497 in DSD mode allows to choose between two filter options. Is it possible to switch between both with the remote? Thanks Matt
  6. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    My preferences: Only GIESELER on the front plate, the rest on the back. I want to have DSD direct, I would combine the DAC with a preamp. Thanks Matt
  7. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    Hi Clay, some info from kitsunehifi.com, the US Singxer distributor. The Singxer F-1 is under SALE, so maybe there is a new one upcoming. There is a second best Singxer C-1 in two versions with different clocks, less expensive than the F-1. All versions are Amanero compatible. I have read that the F-1 has DC-DC converters onboard, maybe not the best solution. Please be so kind to check this out. Thanks Matt
  8. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    Hi Clay, please do NOT offer a SRC, the experiences with the AK4137 in the Holo Spring DAC are not good. Very good idea to compare different USB interfaces. And please do not forget the USB only version to keep the price as low as possible. Thanks Matt
  9. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    Very good idea. Two thumbs up! GIESELER only at front left, nothing else at the front, plate or sticker at the back. Perfect for ALL DACs, not for custom version only!!! Matt
  10. GIESELER Groß DAC official release

    Hi Clay, the DAC looks nice, BUT I have a big problem with the scripture on it. On the left side you have GIESELER, so far so good. On the right side you have the name of the DAC, but written in an antique font which I absolutely dislike and which IMO in no way matches the font of GIESELER. This antique scripture on the right side is a NO GO for me. It does NOT suit this high-tech DAC. Sorry, but please have the name of the DAC in the same scripture (font) as GIESELER. Thank you. Matt
  11. GIESELER KONVERTER (DAC/Preamp) Official release.

    Nice, am I right you address this to the DAC part of the Konverter and not to the preamp part? Matt
  12. Unfortunately the standard was not on dem. The Innuos system with the SE was IMO certainly one of the worst sounding systems in Munich. Matt
  13. IMO, the standard Innuos Zenith may be a good choice. I heard the much more expensive Zenith SE at High End in Munich and was very disappointed. Matt
  14. Auralic Aries And Clays DAC's

    Hi guys, unfortunately it was not possible to evaluate seriously the sound quality of the new Auralic G2 series at High End Munich. For me the most interesting question is how the upcoming Audirvana 3.1 with UPnP/DLNA output to microRendu or SMS-200 will sound in comparison to the Aries. Matt
  15. Auralic Aries And Clays DAC's

    @Cardiiiii Hi Joe, I do not agree with your opinion about MQA, but I like what Auralic do regarding MQA. They offer their own MQA decoding to customers but are not bound to the restrictions MQA as a company impose on their "partners". Matt